SU9261 : Folly Bog

near to Lightwater, Surrey, Great Britain

Folly Bog
Folly Bog
Folly Bog is an area that lies between the northern edge of the Pirbright Ranges danger area and Red Road. Although owned by the MOD it is cared for by the Surrey Wildlife Trust. As an experiment and in order to help the boggy conditions to revive, the Trust has brought in a herd of Highland cattle to keep the invasive scrub under control. So far, according to the rangers, the experiment seems to be working well, tender birch shoots seeming to be very much to the cattle's liking. In order to prevent the cattle wandering it has been necessary to install fencing and cattle grids.
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Friday, 30 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 30 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9272 6127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.5778N 0:40.2115W
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